Second teenager dies after triple shooting in Milwaukee McDonald’s parking lot

Bullets flew Saturday afternoon past the McDonald’s at North 49th Street and West Hampton Avenue. Two boys, 15 and 16, were killed in the crossfire. The 15-year-old passed away on Monday. He has been identified as William Harrison Jr. Police say it was an argument between three teenage boys settling into gunfire. Neighbors are still shaken by what they have heard and seen. young boy lying on the ground. They were trying to resuscitate him, but I knew he was dead,” said a man who did not wish to be identified. The only surviving teenager is a 14-year-old boy. Police said he was in critical condition and in custody. The medical examiner identified the 16-year-old victim as Javarius Fowler. His family declined to speak on Monday. Community attorney Vaun Mayes said his group ComForce MKE distributes gun locks and works with the city’s Office of Violence Prevention to shut down groups ready to settle scores. weapons and if people weren’t there to calm people down, take people away and clear things up, we would be talking about more homicides,” Mayes said. But the work is far from over. A total of 12 people were shot over Mother’s Day weekend. “How does it feel to have this kind of violence in your neighborhood?” WISN 12’s Hillary Mintz asked the neighbor. “Young people. They kill each other every day here. I guess they don’t realize how precious life is,” the man said. “We are saddened and devastated by the tragic event that occurred at our restaurant this weekend,” McDonald’s franchise owner Robert Pyles said in a statement. “Our thoughts are with the families of the victims at this time. We are grateful that none of our crew members were injured and we are providing them with bereavement counseling resources. We are also grateful to the forces of the order and to first responders for their quick response and actions.” If the third teenager survives, it is likely that the case against him would start in juvenile court.

Bullets flew Saturday afternoon past the McDonald’s at North 49th Street and West Hampton Avenue.

Two boys, aged 15 and 16, were killed in the crossfire. The 15-year-old passed away on Monday.

He was identified as William Harrison Jr.

Police say it was an argument between three teenagers who were set in gunfire.

The neighbors are still shaken by what they heard and saw.

“Standing here I heard gunshots. When I got here there was a young boy lying on the ground. They were trying to revive him but I knew he was dead,” a man said who did not wish to be identified.

The only surviving teenager is a 14-year-old boy.

Police said he was in critical condition and in custody.

The medical examiner identified the 16-year-old victim as Javarius Fowler.

His family declined to comment on Monday.

Community attorney Vaun Mayes said his group ComForce MKE distributes gun locks and works with the city’s Office of Violence Prevention to shut down groups ready to settle scores.

“It’s a real thing, where two parties come together and they’re ready. They have their guns and if people weren’t there to talk to calm people down, to take people in and clear things up, we’d be talking about more homicides,” Mayes said.

But the work is far from over. A total of 12 people were shot over Mother’s Day weekend.

“How does it feel to have this kind of violence in your neighborhood? WISN 12’s Hillary Mintz asked the neighbor.

“Young people. They kill each other every day here. I guess they don’t realize how precious life is,” the man said.

“We are saddened and devastated by the tragic event that occurred at our restaurant this weekend,” McDonald’s franchise owner Robert Pyles said in a statement. “Our thoughts are with the families of the victims at this time. We are grateful that none of our crew members were injured and we are providing them with bereavement counseling resources. We are also grateful to the forces of the order and to first responders for their quick response and actions.”

If the third teenager survives, it is likely that the case against him will start in juvenile court.

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